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First Line: It lay to westward - as of old
Last Line: Late welcomed to a stranger-land.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): San Salvador, El Salvador


It lay to westward -- as of old,
An emerald bar across the gold
Of sunset -- whence a vision grand
First beckoned to the stranger-land.

And on our deck, uncoffined, lay
A child, whose spirit far away
The wafture of an angel hand
Late welcomed to a stranger-land.





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